Body image and sexuality are important to our understanding of who we are, illness and treatment can have psychological impact on self-image and this session explores some of the issues around this.

Aimed at:

This Study Day is suitable for healthcare professionals who are caring for palliative patients in any setting.

In this course learners will:

  • Discuss the meaning and understanding of sexuality
  • Explore the barriers which affect the health care professional’s assessment of issues relating to body image and sexuality
  • Discuss patients and families’ perceptions of body image and consider the effect of illness and treatment on the patient and family
  • Consider what can you do to support patients to maintain an intimate relationship

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact the Education Team, Arthur Rank Hospice on 01223 675801 or

For directions and car parking please visit the website

Fully funded places are available for CPFT staff. You will be asked for proof of eligibility so please only register for a free place if you are eligible. Limited fully funded places for students.